When is Red Snapper Season 2022?

Male angler holding a large red snapper fish during red snapper season.

When is the 2022 Red Snapper Season in the Gulf of Mexico? – June 1st, 2022 to August 18, 2022 On April 25, 2022 NOAA Fisheries announced the 2022 Red Snapper season for federally permitted charter for-hire vessels. The 2022 Red Snapper season will officially begin at 12:01 am on June 1, 2022 and will … Read more

When is the Best Time to go Fishing in Galveston?

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Galveston Fishing Throughout the Year: What You Need to Know  When is the best time to go fishing in Galveston? Whenever you can. Getting out on the water is a great way to experience the outdoors while enjoying time with friends and family. There’s nothing better than the memory of catching a fish you’ve had … Read more

What to Bring on a Fishing Charter

Overhead image of 3 anglers working to reel in a fish

What should I bring on my Galveston fishing charter? It doesn’t matter whether you’re on the water for an hour or a day, there just aren’t many places to stop and pick up a few things you forgot once your charter leaves the dock for a great fishing charter, sunset cruise, or dolphin tour. The … Read more

Galveston Oil Rig Fishing

2 anglers with their catch from Galveston oil rig fishing

Are we fishing at the rigs today capt? It doesn’t matter if we are fishing at the jetties (no rigs) or on a dolphin watching harbor tour (no fishing)… The question always finds a way to arise. As with many things, the vision of what fishing looks like in the Gulf of Mexico is often … Read more

How much does a fishing charter in Galveston cost?

Galveston fishin charter boat alongside a shrimping boat

“How much does a fishing charter in Galveston cost?” One of the most common, yet challenging questions I get on a day to day basis from potential guests that are looking to reserve a fishing trip. An interesting saying comes to mind immediately that’ll hold true for Galveston fishing charters: “There’s a boat for every … Read more

How to Book a Fishing Charter

Man in hood smiling and holding fresh caught redfish

I’m ready to book a fishing trip in Galveston… now what? You’ve already done the hardest part of deciding a location and activity, but now it’s time to pick and reserve a fishing charter. Some of the questions you immediately have are, “How do I know which galveston fishing charter is a good fit for … Read more

A Guide to Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico

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Approximately 3 million people go fishing in the Gulf of Mexico every year. The Gulf is one of the most ecologically diverse bodies of water, offering first-time fishers and expert anglers alike the chance to see sharks, dolphins, sea turtles, and more. Not every specimen you catch will be edible, but each one is guaranteed … Read more

Spring Fishing in Galveston

Young lady holds redfish close to camera while on a Spring time Galveston fishing trip

Spring time brings a variety of changes and challenges to fishing in the Galveston area; but with a few key things in mind, you should see some great success with a variety of species inshore and offshore. One of the biggest things to keep in mind is making it back to the dock safely for … Read more

Galveston Fishing in February

Two teenagers holding redfish caught in Galveston in February

Spring has almost arrived, and then it slips away into the foggy abyss. That’s often the feeling for February in Galveston. Beautiful spring days often only hang around for a short time, or even just a couple of hours, then the fog rolls back in covering the island in an eerie mist. The end of … Read more

Shark Fishing Guide

Young boy holding small shark

Another great and exhilarating aspect of summer fishing in Galveston is catching sharks!!! Big, hard fighting fish that can often grow to be over 6 feet in length can be caught in the nearshore waters or along the beachfront. Galveston is home to over 15 different species of shark, so it’s very important to understand … Read more